Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate (3DS) Review
27 June 2013
Summary: As I stated above, it’s not that Mirror of Fate is a bad game. In fact, by itself, it's a good title. However, compared to past 2D Castlevania titles, it’s just average. 3DS owners may want to check it out to see how good games can look on the handheld, while Castlevania fans may just want to see...
Conclusion: Finally, the graphics are lovely for a 2D platformer. The camera zooms in and out to follow the action, like when you’re punching your way out of a rat or viewing the whole level before having to work out the puzzle.
Excerpt: Castlevania and I have had an interesting history. Poll five random Castlevania fans about their favorite game in the series and four of the five will name one for GameBoy. I'm that last odd one who loved the Nintendo 64 game and disliked the two dimensional versions.
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate Review
2 April 2013
Excerpt: Castlevania: Symphony of the Night represented a major sea change for what was, back in 1997, Konami’s best-known franchise. Heavily inspired by bona fide classic Super Metroid, Symphony of the Night created an inescapable trend with subsequent Castlevania releases.
Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow: Mirror Of Fate (3DS) - Review
30 March 2013
Excerpt: Somewhere, inside the deep, dark dungeons that make up Konami’s game development offices the company has come up with a diabolical formula. A formula that, once infused with a dose of black magic and some vampire’s blood creates something incredibly potent: good Castlevania games. But wait!
Excerpt: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate attempts to merge two very different versions of Castlevania with little success. There’s exploration for fans of previous handheld incarnations and the combat-and-timing elements found in Lords of Shadow .